A Delivery Driver earns an average wage of AU$20.03 per hour. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

AU$35,274 - AU$61,108
AU$35K
AU$45K
AU$61K
MEDIAN: AU$45,185
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50%
90%
AU$16.46 - AU$24.93
AU$16
AU$20
AU$25
MEDIAN: AU$20.05
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50%
90%
AU$0AU$61K
Salary AU$35,274 - AU$61,108
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$4,000
Profit Sharing AU$2,501
Commission AU$5,001
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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AU$34,592 - AU$54,690
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 227
Hourly Data AU$0AU$39
Hourly Rate AU$16.46 - AU$24.93
Hourly Tips AU$0.15 - AU$2.49
Overtime AU$19.63 - AU$39.65
Annual Data AU$0AU$54K
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$4,000
Commission AU$5,001
Profit Sharing AU$2,501
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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AU$34,592 - AU$54,690
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,025

Job Description for Delivery Driver

The primary role of a delivery driver is transportation. Delivery drivers typically operate a vehicle of some sort to deliver goods and other items to customers, clients, or other businesses. They are usually tasked with loading products into their vehicle as well. Delivery drivers generally spend a limited amount of time at the actual job site and more time commuting between their headquarters and delivery locations. Most of the work day is spent in a vehicle, with some loading time inside or outside depending on the company. The work is largely mental, with some physical elements interspersed.

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Delivery Driver Tasks

  • Check invoices to stock delivery van in order of best route to a series of deliveries.
  • Maintain a clean and safe vehicle.
  • Document route, deliveries, payments, maintenance and other information.
  • Safely and accurately deliver goods, receiving payments and answering questions If required.

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Pay by Experience Level for Delivery Driver

Pay by Experience for a Delivery Driver has a positive trend. An entry-level Delivery Driver with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$42,000 based on 942 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Delivery Driver with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$44,000 based on 289 salaries. An experienced Delivery Driver which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$46,000 based on 189 salaries. A Delivery Driver with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$44,000 based on 73 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$42,289

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Delivery Driver Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Delivery Driver?

Delivery Driver in Perth:
"I enjoy meeting new people."
Pros: The customers enjoyed what I have delivered to them.
Cons: The owner/manager...has long pockets and short hands.

Delivery Driver in Wollongong:
"Long hours on the road. Good job. Busy traffic."
Pros: The freedom on the road. No one looking over my shoulder. Listen to my music.
Cons: The traffic. Deliver to apartment blocks with no lift.

Delivery Driver in Campbellfield:
"Easy going."
Pros: Driving and talking to people.
Cons: You don't get payed overtime.

Delivery Driver in Sydney:
"It pays the bills."
Pros: Driving being out of the yard by myself.
Cons: Mainly everything it's the worst job I've ever had.

Delivery Driver in Busselton:
"Hard work."
Pros: Driving new van and meeting people.
Cons: Heavy lifting in hot weather during other peoples holidays.

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Key Stats for Delivery Driver

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 34 votes.
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
6%

Experience Affects Delivery Driver Salaries

▲8%

▲5%

▲5%

National Average
AU$42,000

▼1%

Skills That Affect Delivery Driver Salaries

Jobsite Delivery
▼0%

Driver
▼0%

National Average
AU$42,000


▼6%


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 34 votes.

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 2%
dental benefits
Dental: %
vision benefits
Vision: 1%
no benefits
None: 97%